Topic: Deepwater Horizon
2,000-year-old coral found: Scientists have found 2,000-year-old coral, some of the oldest living organisms on Earth, near the site of the damaged BP Gulf well.
04/02/2011 01:45 am
Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 04/01
Obama's grab-bag approach, forced by political reality, contains a bit of everything – oil drilling, nuclear, renewables, even coal. But the unifying goal is still less US dependence on foreign oil.
03/31/2011 03:01 pm
A team of Norwegian experts concludes that the ‘blind-shear ram,’ which was part of the blowout preventer, was not designed to deal with the bent pipe. Their report on this aspect of the Gulf oil spill was released Wednesday.
03/23/2011 09:48 pm
In Pictures Space photos of the day: Pollution
Spring break deals are popping in Panama City Beach, Fla. Airboat tours, limousine rides, and hot wings are some of the spring break deals available to students.
03/06/2011 10:46 pm
Deepwater Horizon oil spill report recommends tougher offshore drilling rules, more financial consequences for oil companies.
01/12/2011 11:28 am
Stricter deep-water drilling regulations mean Gulf Coast waters are likely to yield less oil this year. Energy firms may shift attention abroad.
01/11/2011 05:24 pm
President Obama's commission to investigate the Gulf oil spill suggested wide-reaching reforms to avoid another disaster, including new oversight of the offshore-drilling industry.
01/11/2011 05:22 pm
The study's leaders say rates of methane decomposition after the Gulf oil spill 'were faster than had ever been recorded in any other place on the planet.' Other scientists are cautious about the results.
01/06/2011 08:25 pm